3-9. PRELIMINARY SERVICING.
b. Check the oil level for the air compressor and gasoline engine for proper oil level indication.
c. Start the air compressor unit per the procedure contained
in paragraph 2-8.
Section IV. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
a. Purpose of PMCS Table. The purpose of this table is to list all the scheduled maintenance required to keep the
air compressor unit in good working order. Doing the scheduled maintenance will reduce the chances of equipment
b. Item Number Column. This column numbers the PMCS procedures in the order they should be done.
numbers will be used as a source of item numbers for the "TM Number" column on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection
and Maintenance Worksheet, in recording the results of PMCS.
c. Interval Column.
This column designates the maximum allowable time between the performances of the
procedure named by the item number.
d. Item to be Inspected Column. This column lists the specific item to be worked on such as "carburetor".
e. Procedure Column. This column tells you how to perform the required checks and services.
Table 3-2. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
M = Monthly
S = Semiannual
A = Annual
H = Hours
Item to be
Belts, V, Matched Set, and
Examine drive belt for proper
tension. Adjust belts per
Take-Up Bolt Assembly
Check take-up bolt for proper
adjustment and securement for
drive belt tension. Adjust